UW Tacoma Nursing & Healthcare Leadership alumna and lecturer Janet Runbeck's work on human trafficking is profiled in the student newspaper of the University of Puget Sound.
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Columbia Bank received the 2018 Corporate Gold Star Award recognizing over 20 years of support for the university, most recently with its largest-ever philanthropic gift to help establish the Dressel Scholars Program.
UW Tacoma's Haley Professor of Humanities Michael Honey is the guest columnist writing about the legacy of Martin Luther King's work in Memphis, Tenn., the site of the 1968 sanitation worker strike.
New analysis reports that the K-12 curriculum method known as Direct Instruction provides "strong positive results" for students regardless of "school, setting, grade, student poverty status, race, and ethnicity." UW Tacoma education professor Marcy Stein is quoted.
Collateral is an online literary arts journal affiliated with UW Tacoma, founded by lecturer Abby Murray, assistant professor Michael Kula and lecturer JM Miller. It "explores the impact of the military and military service in spaces beyond the combat zone."
The Zina Linnik Project, named for a 12-year-old resident of Tacoma's Hilltop neighborhood who was killed by gang-related violence, brought together the University of Puget Sound, UW Tacoma and McCarver Elementary School. Two city parks were renovated and the schools carry out an ongoing exchange with the kids at McCarver.
Turan Kayaoglu, professor of politics, philosophy and public affairs, delivered a talk about the American Muslim experience in Jefferson County, one of a number of such talks he has delivered around Washington in partnership with Humanities Washington.